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Two Connecticut Power Companies Team up for Appliance Recycling Program

There may be a crisp $50 bill hiding not so quietly in your basement. >> Read the Full Article

New Convenience Store in Saco, Maine, Features Biodiesel Fuel, Organic Food

Garry Glatz hopes people who want to fill their gas tanks with alternative fuel also will want to fill their stomachs with natural and organic food. >> Read the Full Article

Colombian Indians Want Time to Forget Their Land

Coca leaves, the raw material of cocaine, should speed you up and give you a buzz. But you'd never know it to look at the Arhuaco Indians of Colombia's Sierra Nevada, who must be strong contenders for the title of World's Most Laid-Back People. >> Read the Full Article

Canadian River Water Board in Texas to Issue $43 million in Bonds for Rights

The Canadian River Municipal Water Authority is preparing to issue $43 million in bonds so it can buy another 32,000 acre-feet of water rights. >> Read the Full Article

Bangladesh Sees Tiger Numbers Up in Mangrove Swamps

The number of tigers in Bangladesh's mangrove swamps has risen by more than 50 to 419 in the last decade, thanks to the government's steps to save the endangered species, the Environment and Forest Minister said recently. >> Read the Full Article

Wildlife Crime Fight Needs Global Effort

Wildlife crime is a global threat, and nations outside Southeast Asia, a major hub for the illegal trade, must do their part to curb demand, Thai Environment Minister Suwit Khunkitti said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Western States Kept in Dark on Moving Nuclear Waste, Governors Say

Utah and Nevada are at the end of the funnel for the tens of thousands of rail and truck shipments of nuclear waste heading for the proposed Yucca Mountain and Private Fuel Storage (PFS) disposal sites. >> Read the Full Article

E.U. Urges Ukraine to Postpone Completion of a Shipping Canal

The European Union is urging Ukrainian authorities to postpone completion of a shipping canal in the Danube Delta, citing environmental concerns. >> Read the Full Article

Millions of State Dollars Helped Polluting Dairies Expand in California, Says Report

Nearly $70 million in state bond money earmarked for reducing pollution was used by California dairies to expand their operations, which resulted in more pollution, according to a published report. >> Read the Full Article

Genetically Modified Pollen Travels Frighteningly Far and Other Stories

Bioengineered plants can sow their genes over many kilometers in just a single season, according to a new study. The findings give ammunition to those concerned about modified genes contaminating wild populations. >> Read the Full Article